How To Measure Your Life

It is unusual how when you insist on measuring something, you often end up measuring what actually doesn't matter.  Often the thing you end up measuring is a distant relative of something meaningful. Modern medicine is pretty incredible.  We can stick a tube down your air pipe and artificially ventilate you, we can keep your… Continue reading How To Measure Your Life

Do You Have An Eggshell Skull?

  In common law there is a well-known rule called the Eggshell Skull rule. Say you are having an argument with your friend.  The argument starts to escalate and out of frustration you grab your mobile phone, throw it in your friends general direction and he gets hit on his head. You didn't know it,… Continue reading Do You Have An Eggshell Skull?

What Ever Happened To Belle & The Beast?

Beauty and the Beast is probably my favourite Disney movie of all time. The story of how love and doing the right thing can overcome any adversary is a timeless story. The end of the story where Belle and the now human-again Prince are dancing in front of their friends and family is the classic… Continue reading What Ever Happened To Belle & The Beast?

Sometimes To Make A Difference You Just Need To Ask “Are You OK?”

A friend once told me a story about a flight she was on. She works as part of the cabin crew for an airline. There was a guy she saw on the plane who was acting strange. Sweating, slightly pale, looking blankly into the seat in front of him. It didn't seem that he was… Continue reading Sometimes To Make A Difference You Just Need To Ask “Are You OK?”

*Scaling Cambridge University

Why doesn't Cambridge University scale and open up in different parts of the country?  Modern technology would allow all lectures to be uploaded to YouTube and the curriculum could also be uploaded for everyone to read in a pdf format. When I was in medical school I had a sneaking suspicion that my University actually… Continue reading *Scaling Cambridge University

You Are Not A Red Zebra

Isn't it strange how zebra's stand out so much? Shouldn't they have evolved to be a sort of brown colour?  Like the lion, so that they would blend in with their environment and not get eaten? Interestingly enough when scientists were studying zebra's, they found it awfully hard to keep track of which zebra was… Continue reading You Are Not A Red Zebra

Are You Stupid, Mature Or Brave?

The only thing between where you are now and where you want to be are a series of hurdles. Few people overcome these hurdles to reach the goal. Few people push through to become the person they want to become. Stupid people start something while full well knowing, from the very beginning, that they're never… Continue reading Are You Stupid, Mature Or Brave?